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December 1, 2006, 5:53 AM

Singapore Airlines (SIA) will add Boeing’s Class 3electronic flight bag (EFB) installation kits on its entire fleet of new and existing 777s. SIA now flies a fleet of 58 Boeing 777s, the largest of any airline, and holds orders for another 19.

December 1, 2006, 5:52 AM

Nordam has signed a five-year agreement with Cathay Pacific Airways to repair and overhaul the airline’s Rolls-Royce Trent 700 engine thrust reversers and pivot doors. The company teamed with the airline to develop the repair capabilities and completed the first units last December.

December 1, 2006, 5:51 AM

Federal Express has signed a 20-year contract with Pratt & Whitney for its off-wing fleet management program (FMP) covering 135 PW4000-94 engines powering FedEx’s fleet of Boeing MD-11s and Airbus A300s and A310s.  According to P&W Global Service Partners senior vice-president Jim Keenan,

December 1, 2006, 5:49 AM

Boeing will deliver the first 777-200LR prototype tomorrow to Pakistan International Airlines (PIA), Boeing vice president of product development Dan Mooney confirmed here yesterday. Three weeks ago the world’s longest-range airliner received U.S.

December 1, 2006, 5:48 AM

L-3 Display Systems has picked Belgian visualization specialist Barco to provide technology for the panoramic cockpit display which the L-3 Communications division and other team members are developing for the Lockheed Martin F-35 Joint Strike Fighter.

December 1, 2006, 5:47 AM

India’s air transport boom could continue at a phenomenal growth rate of 20 to 25 percent for the next three or four years, according to Boeing’s top salesman for the country. Dr.

December 1, 2006, 5:45 AM

Imagine this. It is the year 2020 and a coup by a radical political movement has taken over a southeast Asian government. The new administration has seized power in a state that has some of the latest weaponry available.

December 1, 2006, 5:41 AM

French avionics and radar firm Thales has a major presence here in Singapore, along with a substantial number of employees.

December 1, 2006, 5:34 AM

Wood Dale, Illinois-headquartered AAR is to provide maintenance, repair and overhaul services for the landing gear of Boeing 767-300s operated by Shanghai Airlines and the Boeing 737-800s flown by China Airlines of Taiwan. The Shanghai Airlines work will be carried out at AAR’s Miami facility.

November 30, 2006, 12:53 PM

Pratt & Whitney Canada (P&WC) has signed an exclusive five-year agreement with Avions de Transport Regional to maintain engines for Air Deccan’s fleet of ATR 42 and ATR 72 turboprop aircraft. The two-and-a-half-year-old Air Deccan offers short-haul domestic service in India.

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